Singer Chris August to perform free concert at Poulsbo Waterfront to benefit Children of the Nations

    Poulsbo, WA – July 6, 2015 – Poulsbo Community Church is hosting a free concert, An Evening with Chris August, Saturday, July 11 at 7 p.m. It will be held at the Pavilion in Poulsbo Waterfront and Marina, 18971 Front St NE Poulsbo, Washington 98370. 

     
    All donations received during this event will support the work of two locally-based nonprofits, Children of the Nations (COTN) and North Kitsap Fishline. 
     
    COTN works to raise children out of desperate poverty in Sierra Leone, Malawi, Uganda, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti. This concert will help raise money to meet these children’s greatest needs, including food, education, and medical care.
     
    "We're thankful to have Chris August using his time and talent to help kids who have so little," said COTN Founder and CEO Chris Clark. "He's such a talented musician, and I know the local community will be blessed by this concert just as much as our children will be. It's great to see how one person, using the gifts God has given him, can bless so many others." 
     
    Chris August began his career in 2004, at age 22, working with Ryan Cabrera, Brian McKnight, Robin Thicke, and Babyface. He signed with Geffen Records while being managed by Jessica and Ashlee Simpson’s father, Joe Simpson. He toured with and opened for Ashlee Simpson. August says his music has been influenced by many artists from Stevie Wonder to Boyz II Men.
     
    In 2010 August earned the titles “New Artist of the Year,” “Male Vocalist of the Year” and “Pop Contemporary Album of the Year” at the 42nd Annual GMA Dove Awards. His radio single “Starry Night,” held the number one spot on Billboard’s Christian / AC chart for six consecutive weeks.
     
    “At the end of the day, sure it’d be awesome if I could sell a lot of records,” says August. “But what good is all that if I’m not reaching people and encouraging them to live for something greater than themselves?”
     
    For more information on this concert, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/101787556826524/
     
    About Children of the Nations
    Children of the Nations® (COTN®) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising children out of poverty and hopelessness so they can become leaders who transform their nations. The organization currently serves in Sierra Leone, Malawi, Uganda, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti, providing care to orphaned and destitute children. For more information, visit www.cotni.org.
     
    Contact Information:
    Brian Olson, Senior Editor
    360-698-7227 ext. 1040 / brianolson@cotni.org